Infant Lead Teacher

Radcliffe Creek School is accepting applications for an Infant Lead Teacher. The Lead Teacher is responsible for co-teaching in all aspects of the Infant classroom operations, including planning and implementing a high-quality, developmentally-appropriate early childhood program; conducting assessments and developmental screening of the children; and training and supervising the Assistant Teachers and student interns working in the classroom. The Infant Teacher is responsible for communicating with and establishing partnerships with parents and serves as a positive, professional, and effective member of the Little Creek Staff and Preschool program. This job is full time, 12 months with benefits. We are looking for someone who is senior staff with Infants & Toddlers.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Planning and Implementation

  • Plan, develop and implement the daily lesson plan to support children as well as the Little Creek’s multisensory, hands-on, themed based learning.

  • Maintain  rating and credentialing rating to ensure that Little Creek achieves a Level 5 rating in the MD EXCELS program and Accreditation Program 

  • Prepare and maintain the classroom learning environment with varied and engaging activities.



  • Respond to parent inquiries concerning the progress of children

  • Provide frequent verbal and written feedback to parents about their child's learning 

  • Provide daily progress reports through e-mail or text messaging using the Kid’s Reports

  • Disseminate newsletters, calendars, weekly blurbs and other announcements using Kid’s Reports

  • Attend meetings with the director when needed, and attend staff meetings, orientations, training, and open houses



  • Score and review ASQ developmental screenings

  • Conduct formal parent-teacher conferences on an as-needed basis during the year

  • Maintain portfolios, which include photos of the children participating in various activities, and  2-3 art samples per marking period  


Training and Supervision

  • Train and supervise the Assistant Teachers, interns, and volunteers on the policies and procedures for a safe and healthy learning environment for Infant and Toddlers

  •  Supervise the completion of daily tasks assigned

  • Supervise interactions of staff members with children, parents, and other staff members


Special Needs Consultation

  • Confer with the director, parents, staff, and learning support specialist, or speech and or occupational therapists concerning children with difficult or challenging behaviors or with speech/language or developmental delays


Professional Development

  • Participate in the Maryland Child Care Credential Program at a minimum of a Level 4

  • Maintain certification in First Aid and Infant/Child CPR and all mandatory MSDE Courses


Required Qualifications

  • Teaching experience in an early childcare and development setting

  • Effective and strong communication, problem-solving, and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive and professional attitude/disposition

  • Proficient computer skills with the ability to operate PC and use Google Docs

  • Ability to effectively plan, organize, and implement developmental activities

  • Ability to make decisions on behalf of children and protect their well-being

  • Must be able to manage confidential information

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds

  • Must be a team player, able to team teach and be flexible


Please send a cover letter and resume to info@radcliffecreekschool.org

Substitute Teachers

Radcliffe Creek School is now accepting resumes for substitute teachers for kindergarten through eighth grade and Little Creek, our infant through pre-kindergarten program. If you are interested in substituting, please submit your resume and cover letter.


Rates for substitute teachers are as follows:

  • Non-Degree or Associate's Degree: $11/hour

  • Bachelor's Degree: $13/hour

  • Master's Degree or Teacher Certification: $15/hour


To qualify, all substitutes must have a high school diploma or higher education and are required to complete a background check. We are looking for talented professionals who enjoy working with children. Resumes may be sent to info@radcliffecreekschool.org

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